Standard Time, Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie (CD)

Trio HLK CD

Trio HLK’s debut album, ‘Standard Time,’ approaches the familiar in sophisticated and surprising ways. The Jazz standards ‘become the seeds for entirely new pieces’ (Bandcamp). Here, Dame Evelyn’s percussion playing complements the virtuosic skills of Rich Kass on drums, Richard Harrold on Piano and Ant Law on guitar – a trio who have consistently wowed 2018’s festival audiences.

Preview track here

CD REVIEW: Trio HLK with Steve Lehman and Dame Evelyn Glennie – ‘Standard Time’

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie CD

CD/Album review by Adrian Pallant: London Jazz News A markedly atypical debut trio album with a disciplined and almost industrial approach to rhythm, Trio HLK’s Standard Time declares a mission to ‘deconstruct classic tunes and rework them using contemporary classical compositional techniques’. The acronym stems from the surnames of pianist/keyboardist Richard Harrold, 8-string guitarist Ant Law and drummer Richard Kass; … Read More

Trio HLK with Steve Lehman and Dame Evelyn Glennie – ‘Standard Time’ album, CD review.

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie CD

Trio HLK with Steve Lehman and Dame Evelyn Glennie – ‘Standard Time’ album. CD review by Adrian Pallant: London Jazz News A markedly atypical debut trio album with a disciplined and almost industrial approach to rhythm, Trio HLK’s Standard Time declares a mission to ‘deconstruct classic tunes and rework them using contemporary classical compositional techniques’. The acronym stems from the … Read More

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie in Stockholm | Reviews

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie

Trio HLK & Evelyn GlennieFasching, Stockholm, February 11 Most people who listen to jazz have probably heard lots of standard songs, ie those classics that were often written many decades ago and have been played by countless musicians ever since. But they probably haven’t heard standards as Scottish Trio HLK interpret them, and the keyword here is just “interpreter”. The group completely deconstructs the … Read More

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie

Pioneering solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie plays with Trio HLK. The Scottish improvising ensemble comprises Richard Harrold (piano and composer), Ant Law (guitar) and Richard Kass (drums). Their music pulls apart jazz standards into fragments that are at times shimmering and cerebral, at others thunderous and visceral. Intricate and harmonious rhythms meet with a veritable battery of percussion instruments played … Read More

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie

Pioneering solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie plays with Trio HLK. The Scottish improvising ensemble comprises Richard Harrold (piano and composer), Ant Law (guitar) and Richard Kass (drums). Their music pulls apart jazz standards into fragments that are at times shimmering and cerebral, at others thunderous and visceral. Intricate and harmonious rhythms meet with a veritable battery of percussion instruments played … Read More

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie

Pioneering solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie plays with Trio HLK. The Scottish improvising ensemble comprises Richard Harrold (piano and composer), Ant Law (guitar) and Richard Kass (drums). Their music pulls apart jazz standards into fragments that are at times shimmering and cerebral, at others thunderous and visceral. Intricate and harmonious rhythms meet with a veritable battery of percussion instruments played … Read More

Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie

Pioneering solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie plays with Trio HLK. The Scottish improvising ensemble comprises Richard Harrold (piano and composer), Ant Law (guitar) and Richard Kass (drums). Their music pulls apart jazz standards into fragments that are at times shimmering and cerebral, at others thunderous and visceral. Intricate and harmonious rhythms meet with a veritable battery of percussion instruments played … Read More

Concert with Trio HLK in Rottingdean

Evelyn joins Trio HLK for a performance in Rottingdean. This unique collaboration concert sees pioneering Scottish ensemble Trio HLK team up with the world’s premier solo percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie. HLK’s music heavily deconstructs and reconstructs jazz standards, creating intricate new pieces with complex frameworks for improvisation. Their pieces are strewn with rhythmic and harmonic tricks, and their performances deliver … Read More

Concert with Trio HLK at Ramsgate Festival of Sound

Evelyn joins Trio HLK for a performance in Ramsgate. This unique collaboration concert sees pioneering Scottish ensemble Trio HLK team up with the world’s premier solo percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie. HLK’s music heavily deconstructs and reconstructs jazz standards, creating intricate new pieces with complex frameworks for improvisation. Their pieces are strewn with rhythmic and harmonic tricks, and their performances deliver … Read More